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Parents, please take time to view some of the following materials to help you and your student understand how high school testing. There are many non-profit organizations that help students raise their standardized testing scores. In addition, there are many resources on the internet that give students strategies for taking tests. The links below will provide the students with resources and strategies for taking standardized tests. These and many other resources are available in the guidance office.

Parent Tutorial for Understanding Scores (pdf file)
Score Report Tutorial for 10th Graders (pdf file)
Click here for a short video explaining more about the PSAT score report.

SAT - CollegeBoard.org
This is a FABULOUS resource for parents and students to use as they prepare in advance for the SATs...it includes content tips, calculator tips and frequently asked questions about changes to the Math SAT and is a MUST for students to have who are taking the new SAT.

Click here for testing dates

PSAT - CollegeBoard.org
The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a program cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). It's a standardized test that provides firsthand practice for the SAT®. It also gives you a chance to enter NMSC scholarship programs and gain access to college and career planning tools. 

PSAT Score Reports: PSAT scores are handed back to parents and students at the annual PSAT interpretation night usually held in mid December. Informational flyers will be mailed home with the exact date, time, and location.

Practice PSAT Information Here

ACT - ActStudent.org
An independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to measurement and research for those making educational and career transitions; administrates a widely taken college admissions test.

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AP Exams - CollegeBoard.org
The Advanced Placement (AP) program, sponsored by the College Board and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS), offers secondary school students the opportunity to participate in challenging college-level course work while still in high school. Students can receive credit, advanced placement, or both from thousands of colleges and universities that participate in the AP program. Each exam consists of multiple-choice and free-response sections. Most exams are three hours long and cover two semesters of college-level work; those that test one semester of work are generally two hours long. 

Test Prep Materials
Kaplan will be providing a variety of FREE educational webinars and online practice tests for students to participate in throughout the summer. All students need to participate is access to a computer and the internet. Students can sign up to participate using the following link www.kaptest.com/hsevents. Attached, please find a flier with more information about the free online events.

Online Events Being Offered:
- Free SAT Lessons
- Free ACT Lessons
- SAT, ACT and New SAT Practice Tests
- Practice Test Review Sessions